You’ll need a 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject or overseas equivalent.
Months of entry
About the course
Specialise in Catalan Studies with the support of our expert and experienced staff. You’ll develop your existing skills in Hispanic Studies, modern languages or related disciplines. You’ll study the Catalan language and its cultural context.
There are modules on the literature, politics and history of Catalan culture. You’ll receive intermediate to advanced tuition in spoken and written Catalan; beginners language tuition is also available.
The course includes research training, supervised study on a specialised topic, and a dissertation. You can also choose optional tailor-made directed reading modules.
If you’re interested in the MA Catalan Studies, please contact us before you apply.
We’re very strong on Latin American literature, culture and society, contemporary Spanish culture and society and nineteenth-century Spanish literature – with a major research project on Pérez Galdós.
We specialise in Catalan studies, and the modern literature and culture of the Portuguese-speaking world. We also have expertise in contemporary Spanish politics and the novel, and Hispanic linguistics, language policy and planning.
Facilities and resources
We’re based in a new, specially designed building, with modern facilities for teaching and research. Our regular research seminars, conferences and study days give you the chance to keep up with innovative thinking and research.
You’ll have access to all the materials you’d expect from a major research university, including an extensive collection of Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan-language literature and films, newspapers and periodicals.
Dissertation; Research Skills.
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Enquiries
- +44 (0)114 222 0631